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7/18/2013 11:15 AM QuoteQuote ReplyReply

God’s Wisdom In Caring For The Poor!

(7/21/13)

 

1.      What does God want us to do for the poor?

 

A.      God wants us to help meet their needs (31:20).

B.      God wants us to seek ____________ for the poor (29:7; 31:9).

 

II.       How does our response to the poor reflect our attitude toward ______?

 

A.      Neglect of the poor reflects our ______________ for God (14:31a).

B.      Kindness to the poor reflects our __________ of God (14:31b).

 

III.      Practical issues in how we show kindness to the poor.

 

          A.      How can we be good stewards (28:27)?

B.      Seek to address physical and spiritual needs (Matt. 5:16).

C.      Partner with other Christians and ministries.

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7/21/2013 10:36 PM QuoteQuote ReplyReply

God’s Wisdom In Caring For The Poor!

(7/21/13)

 

1.      What does God want us to do for the poor?

A.      God wants us to help meet their needs

“She opens her arms to the poor
    and extends her hands to the needy.

(Proverbs 31:20)

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

 

 

(James 1:27)

B.      God wants us to seek JUSTICE for the poor

“The righteous care about justice for the poor,
    but the wicked have no such concern.

 

(Proverbs 29:7)

“Speak up and judge fairly;
    defend the rights of the poor and needy.

(Proverbs 31:9).

 

II.      How does our response to the poor reflect our attitude toward GOD?

A.      Neglect of the poor reflects our CONTEMPT for God

“Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker

(Proverbs 14:31a).

B.      Kindness to the poor reflects our HONOR of God

“…but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.”

(Proverbs 14:31b)

III.      Practical issues in how we show kindness to the poor.

          A.     How can we be good stewards?

                        “Those who give to the poor will lack nothing,
                        but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.

(Proverbs 28:27)

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

 

(Philippians 4:9)

B.      Seek to address physical and spiritual needs.

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

 

(Matt. 5:16)

C.      Partner with other Christians and ministries.

 


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